The Vice-Chancellor of Skyline University Nigeria (SUN), Dr. Ajith Kumar V.V, speaking at the new students’ orientation of the 2020/2021 Academic session, has assured the new students of a distinguished experience in knowledge, skills and valued-based education. The Orientation ceremony, being the 5th, since the establishment of the university, was held on Monday, 8th March 2021.
Dr. Ajith, who introduced the students to the vision and mission of the university, to promote skill and competency, promised positive developmental growth. In his words, “Regardless of your background, you have entered a diverse community that nurtures vision for your future growth, not only in academics but to prepare you for better skills and competence.
The orientation ceremony provided an opportunity for the students to learn firsthand, the culture, expectations, and resources that Skyline University Nigeria has to offer and gives them focus beyond the academic department or programme they are joining. Besides, the orientation programme gave opportunity for the new students to connect with returning students and provided opportunities for academic counselling, getting acquainted with Skyline’s environment, amongst others.
The ceremony features important contributions from various academic and academic support staff, head of departments as well as returning students of the university who shares some of the university's rules and regulations, dress code for students, participation in extracurricular activities and the importance of punctuality.
A level 300 student of Entrepreneurship Department, Ms. Hauwa Janan Aliyu, shares her experience with the new students. “The next four years of your life will be the most important to build the future you desire and prepare you for that wonderful career”.